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1. the branch of medicine dealing with symptoms.
2. the combined symptoms of a disease.




(sē′mē-ŏl′ə-jē, sĕm′ē-, sē′mī-)

se′mi·ol′o·gist n.


(sē″mē-ol′ŏ-jē, sem″ē-) [Gr. sēmeion, sign + -logy]
1. Semiotics.
2. Symptomatology (2).
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Beyond or before those meanings which interest semiologists, the writer's language has a "rustle" (bruissement) to it which emanates from the multiple sites of his pleasures.
Urbina, the semiologist, seeks to encounter grammatical order and meaning in himself, others, and the universe.
In L'Anti-CEdipe, their first work together, they attacked the "poor technicians of desire--psychoanalysts and semiologists of every sign and symptom," as Foucault (1977: xiv) put it in the preface to the English edition of the book.
the young Marxist critics and semiologists of the Tel Quel group', of whom Goux was one of the leading figures.
They are connected in a variety of different ways and relations of dominance, and it is our job to decipher or decode, as the semiologists say, these connections.
This distinction has been defended in various forms by many later Indian semiologists, though it has also been contested--oddly enough, chiefly by poeticians, to whom similitude is the relation par excellence.
Pierce, the German philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, and the semiologists active during the 1960s and 1970s, namely Barthes, Benveniste, Greimas, Levy-Strauss, Kristeva, and Chomsky.